Webinars and Online Classes from outside FamilySearch
Here is a list of organizations that offer webinars and online classes. For FamilySearch webinars, click here.
|American Ancestors (New England Historic Genealogical Society)||Link||NEHGS has webinars on a variety of topics. Many are U.S., but some are Canadian, Irish and other places.
Cost: NEHGS offers some free webinars and some for pay. Some past webinars can be watched with a free guest account while others require a membership.
|Ancestry Academy||Link||Ancestry offers free video courses on a variety of topics including Researching, Records, Census, Methodology, Newspapers, as well as using Ancestry.com.|
|Board for Certification of Genealogists||Link||BCG offers free videos on the site as well as webinars, some free and some for a small fee. BCG has partnered with Legacy Family tree Webinars for most of their webinars.|
|BYU Family History Library||Link||The BYU Family History Library hosts a series of online webinars and YouTube Channel videos that allows one to learn from family history experts.
|Florida State Genealogical Society||Link||The Florida State Genealogical Society offers free webinars on a variety of topics every month. Old webinars are archived and free for members only.|
|Georgia State Genealogical Society||
|The Georgia State Genealogical Society offers free webinars on a variety of topics every month. Old webinars are archived and free for members only.|
|Germanic Genealogy Society||Link||Webinars are held monthly and are open to the public, however, attendance is
limited. Be sure to sign into the Webinar early. As a GGS Membership Benefit: hand-outs and recorded videos will be accessible to signed-in GGS members under the Member Login.
|International Society for British Genealogy and Family History||Link||The ISBGFH offers free webinars on a variety of topics every month. Old webinars are archived and free for members only. Each October British Institute is held. It is a week with 20 hours of classroom instruction in each of four courses for research in England, Ireland, Scotland and Wales. In 2021 British Institute will be virtual.|
|Legacy Family Tree Webinars||Link||Legacy Family Tree Webinars offers many webinars, usually at least once a week, on various topics and countries.
Cost: Viewing of webinar is free for the first week; after that, one must pay.
|Minnesota Genealogical Society||Link||The Minnesota Genealogical Society offers free webinars on a variety of topics every month. Old webinars are archived and free for members only.|
|Ontario Genealogical Society||Link||The Ontario Genealogical Society offers free webinars on a variety of topics every month. Old webinars are archived and free for members only.|
|Polish Genealogical Society of America||Link||Currently as of Jan 2020, there are no webinars listed on the PGSA site.
The webinars are ordinarily open to the public free of charge; but some require a fee. Some webinars are recorded and remain on the site for varying periods of time.
|Red de Antepasados||Link||Free videos and classes offered in Spanish. There are also many interviews with respected professionals in Genealogy Community.|
|Southern California Genealogical society||Link||The SCGS offers periodic webinars on a variety of topics.The initial webcast of each session is offered to the public free of charge. Webinars are archived and available only to SCGS members as a benefit of membership in the society.|
|Swedish Genealogy Guide||Link||The SGG presently offers 13 short videos on various aspects of Swedish genealogical research, including handwriting and how to read old records. There is also a longer presentation on how to use ArkivDigital. Access is linked to YouTube and is free.|
|Utah Genealogical Association Virtual Chapter||Link||UGA Virtual Chapter offers webinars once a month (except December) on various topics and countries.
Cost: Viewing the live webinar is free, but only UGA members can view archived presentations.
|Virtual Genealogical Association||Link||The VGA offers webinars for their members, as well as a yearly online conference.|
|Wisconsin State Genealogical Society's webinars||Link||The Wisconsin State Genealogical Society offers free webinars once a month on a variety of topics.|